When its time to downsize and move a family member with dementia how do you as a caring family member or friend help them with as little stress as possible?
Your children and grandchildren may not want the crystal, china and silver, but they may have a sparkle in their eye for something else ……
Today’s typical Canadian baby-boomers, those born between 1947 and 1966 are on the move, looking to reduce costs and free up money tied up in their home for retirement and travel. Often, the family home seems too big now that their children have moved and they are ready to enjoy carefree living with fewer responsibilities (no more snow shoveling).
The trick to making your move carefree is to do a little upfront preparation.
Question: Hi My husband and I have been thinking about moving from the home we have been in for 27 years into a much smaller bungalow apartment. It’s been on our mind for years but now that our kids have been out of the house for so long and the maintenance seems like more of […]
If you have lived in your home for many years you have likely accumulated your share of memories. But after awhile your special memories can just become clutter. Here are some great tips to help you start cutting your clutter down to size: Make a date with yourself once a week for 20-30 minutes. You […]
There’s no question, we love our books. They are like old friends that sit on our shelves and remind us of other times in our lives when we read them. It’s why we find it so hard to part with them. Yes, books fill our lives with wonderful experiences, but they also fill up our homes too. So if you want to downsize or are thinking of moving in a year or in ten years, it is a good idea to start paring down your collection. Spend 15 minutes …